Manager, Attraction Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/013465E
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Final PD_Manager ASD&I.doc (Word, 166KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Vicki Lahey, Executive Director
(03) 9452 5204

Position Details


  • $115,136 – $154,076 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)


The position of Manager, Attraction Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion forms a part of the Attraction Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion Branch in People & Workplace Services Division within Corporate Services Group.

Corporate Services actively supports Ministers and DEDJTR portfolio groups to create the conditions for sustainable economic development and employment growth. The Group works collaboratively to deliver integrated and operational functions across the department, leading the development of governance, people, culture, systems and capability. It comprises Financial Management; Ministerial and Portfolio Services; People and Workplace Services; Strategic Procurement; and Technology Services. Corporate Services deliver service excellence through collaboration with DEDJTR partners, stakeholders and clients.

Reporting to Executive Director, People and Workplace Services, the Manager, Attraction Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion will lead the delivery of the department's strategy for attracting and retaining top talent, this will include internally facing workforce diversity and inclusion strategies and employment programs.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division. This role manages a small team of four VPS employees and one YES trainee.

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience and a record of achievement in the field of attraction strategy including workforce diversity and inclusion and employment programs.  You should also have sound project management skills, with demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, manage and deliver projects to achieve specified outcomes within defined timeframes and budgets.

For a confidential discussion, please call Vicki Lahey, Executive Director, People & Workplace Services  on (03) 9452 5204.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  

Applications close at midnight on 25 February 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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